3 Ideas to Keep Summertime from Becoming Porn-time

Did you know porn searches skyrocket by 4700% when kids get out of school??? Parents are wise to make the effort to begin talking to their kids at the beginning of summer vacation. Love this practical how-to article!

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PornProof Kids™

happy kid with magnifying glassWhat kid doesn’t look forward to summertime? Sun and fun and freedom! Time for playing and exploring. But there may be a dark side to all of the free time kids have in the summer.

What happens when kids are home alone with internet access? According to a TopTenREVIEWS article School is Out, Porn is In,

Google Analytics data reveals a dramatic increase—indeed a  4700% jump—in searches for the term  “porn” in the days immediately following the end of school for most students.

While that isn’t scientific proof that kids are causing this spike in searches for porn, it seems likely.

Father and son talking in living roomWhat’s a parent to do?

  1. If you’ve never talked to your kids about pornography, now is the time.  Once you’ve explained what it is, ask if they’ve ever seen or searched for pornography. Explain why you want them to stay away from it.
  2. Shield your kids with good…

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